- Director - NBC Sports

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Director - NBC Sports


Director - NBC Sports

• Intermediate Level


As a Director, you are responsible for coordinating the studio operation on and off the air, specifically for Golf Channel Studio shows.

Category Directors  Live Event / On Location Services 
Location Connecticut
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 24, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Direct multi-camera live and live-to-tape studio based programs
  • Ability to direct News, Talk, Sports and Special Event programs
  • Requires a creative eye and the ability to plan and direct the audio and video aspects of television programs based on the specifications and knowledge of television programming techniques
  • Interpret scripts, block cameras and work with cast, crew and producers
  • Directing live shows without a script especially during breaking news stories
  • Establish the pace of the program to stay within the time requirement
  • Good working knowledge of video switchers and editing
  • Lead the control room and studio technicians before and during any live or live-to-tape program to keep them informed of the show’s rundown, camera shots, effects, playback order and other specific commands
  • Coordinate technical crew schedules
  • Oversee the delivery and execution of all graphic and sponsorship playback elements
  • Participation in all production, editorial and technical planning meetings
  • Contribute ideas on how to improve all aspects of  the production from creative to execution
  • Perform on-site surveys for studio remote shows
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors’ Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience as a Show Director in a live television production environment
  • Experience in launching a broadcast or television program
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of broadcast and production technology
  • Possess strong storytelling skills and editorial judgment
Desired Characteristics:
  • Possess a high level of initiative
  • Must be a team player
  • Have exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to take constructive feedback
  • Detail and deadline oriented
  • Creative and extremely organized and prepared
  • Must have a strong work ethic
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite - Stamford, Connecticut.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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